“As a number of recent cases have made clear, the filming of policing activity in public places is a vital method of holding police to account. But there have been continuing tensions between the police and photographers over filming police activity. In January 2010 there was a protest in Trafalgar Square by photographers against the use of terrorism laws to stop and search photographers. A campaign called ‘I’m a photographer, not a terrorist’ was launched to protect the rights of those taking photographs in public places.”
UK Human Rights Blog, 31st August 2011
“Where defendants had been convicted of criminal offences under a statute enacted by Parliament which was unenforceable owing to a failure by the United Kingdom Government, before its enactment, to comply with a Directive from the European Community, it was not incumbent upon the Court of Appeal to re-open their cases out of time unless their convictions had given rise to any substantial injustice.”
WLR Daily, 1st July 2010
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“A video recording of an interview given had been was properly admitted as evidence in chief at a criminal trial pursuant to a special measures direction made under s27 of the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999, notwithstanding that no notification had been given by the Secretary of State under s18(2) of the Act that such measures were available.”
WLR Daily, 7th April 2008
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